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Gemma Pitcher

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We caught up with Dalitso Kuphanga, theme manager for HIV/AIDS at ActionAid Malawi, to ask about the situation of women living with HIV and AIDS in his country, and the efforts of ActionAid to...
At just 19, Khin Soe is the second youngest ActionAid Fellow in her region of Pakokku, Myanmar. A sturdily built, tomboyish girl with her hair cut in a practical bob, she gives the impression of...
Thanks to generous ActionAid supporters, we have been able to make incredible changes for communities in Cambodia. So we thought you'd like to see these adorable Valentine's Day photos, taken at...
Alongside organizations and movements representing people from every corner of the Earth, ActionAid has decided that the best use of our time is to voluntarily withdraw from the Warsaw climate talks...
“I got very scared for the baby as soon as I regained consciousness. I heaved a sigh of relief once the doctor confirmed that the baby was safe.” A survivor of the Rana Plaza building collapse in...
92% of Australian residents consider it unacceptable that a foreign company should be able to operate in a country and pay no taxes there.The report also finds that Australian residents think the G20...
Six months after the world’s worst garment factory disaster, at Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, victims are still waiting for compensation and suffering debilitating physical and psychological...
A personal blog from Sally Henderson, ActionAid Australia’s Senior Program Coordinator, who spent World Food Day visiting women farmers in Uganda:As I travelled the six hours it took to get here – a...
We took our pop-up tax haven to Australia's iconic Bondi Beach for Anti-poverty Week, to raise awareness about the global scourge of tax dodging. Tax Havens are low-tax or no-tax jurisdictions that...
Meet a truly amazing woman from rural Uganda, Beatrice:Beatrice Asekenye still remembers the dress her father bought her when she got married. “It was bright yellow satin, with big sleeves and a sash...